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Caulerpa brachypus Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Caulerpaceae
Genus Caulerpa

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Caulerpa brachypus Harvey
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 31 m deep. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa brachypus Harvey
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 0.5 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa brachypus Harvey
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa brachypus Harvey
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 4 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Caulerpa brachypus Harvey
South Africa. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za). © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Caulerpa brachypus Harvey
South Africa. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za). © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Caulerpa brachypus Harvey
Barrow Island, Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Caulerpa brachypus Harvey
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

 

Furcellaria fastigiata f. minor (C.Agardh) Svedelius

Caulerpa brachypus Harvey Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Caulerpa brachypus Harvey 1860: 333

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4: 327-335.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Caulerpa is Caulerpa prolifera (Forsskål) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Caulerpa anceps Harvey ex J.Agardh 1873
Caulerpa stahlii Weber-van Bosse 1898
Caulerpa simplex Levring 1938
Caulerpa mauritiana Børgesen 1940
Caulerpa brachypus var. mauritiana (Børgesen) Børgesen 1948
Caulerpa brachypus f. exposita Børgesen 1951

Atlas Checklist notes
Cangaluyan, Pangasinan (Fama et al., 2002). - (16 Aug 2011) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Tanegasima, Japan." [Tanega-shima, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan] (Harvey 1860: 333). Type: TCD?

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Key references
Belton, G.S., Huisman, J.M. & Gurgel, C.F.D. (2015). Caulerpaceae. In: Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 75-102. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Famá, P., Wysor, B., Kooistra, W.H.C.F. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2002). Molecular phylogeny of the genus Caulerpa (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta) inferred from chloroplast tufA gene. Journal of Phycology 38: 1040-1050.

Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Lam, D.W. & Zechman, F.W. (2006). Phylogenetic analyses of the Bryopsidales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) based on RUBISCO large subunit gene sequences. Journal of Phycology 42: 669-678.

Stam, W.T., Olsen, J.L., Zaleski, S.F., Murray, S.N., Brown, K.R. & Walters, L.J. (2006). A forensic and phylogenetic survey of Caulerpa species (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta) from the Florida coast, local aquarium shops, and e-commerce: establishing a proactive baseline for early detection. Journal of Phycology 42: 1113-1124.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Wynne, M.J., Verbruggen, H. & Angel, D.J. (2009). The recognition of Caulerpa integerrima (Zanardini) comb. et stat. nov. (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) from the Red Sea. Phycologia 48(4): 291-301, 13 figs, 2 tables.

Created: 08 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 August 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Cordero, P.A., Jr (1974). (Distribution of Caulerpa brachypus Harvey (Chlorophyta) in Japan and adjacent regions.). Nankiseibutu, Journal of the Nanki Biological Society 16: 6-9, 2 figs.
Cordero, P.A., Jr (1977). Phycological observations, V: Gross morphological polymorphisms in Caulerpa brachypus (Caulerpales, Chlorophyta) from the Philippines, with notes on their taxonomy. Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 25(Supplement): 25-30, 3 figs..

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